Five Spooky, Homemade Halloween Decorations

Homemade Halloween Decorations
Halloween decorations

Follow along with It All Started With Paint and you’ll learn a new trick to make mummies out of jars! This project takes planning, as you’ll need to let the jars dry overnight after the first coat of paint, but it’s worth it when you see the final, spooky result.

BOO! Halloween snuck up on us and is just two weeks away, which means it’s time to get the decorations ready before the trick-or-treaters start making their rounds.

This year, why not try something new rather than pulling out the same old ghosts and goblets you use every October? With homemade Halloween crafts, you can get the whole family involved in DIY decorations, and by using mason jars, you can customize your creations from frightening to friendly ghost.

This simple idea from Yesterday on Tuesday illuminates your Halloween decorations with the use of simple stickers and firefly lights. The Purple Heritage Collection jars create a darker, more ominous light and no detail is left undone – including a cute orange and black bow for the top of the vinyl skeleton’s head!

Lighted Halloween Mason Jar
Lighted Halloween Mason Jar

Take advice from Brit + Co and give your jars a complete makeover using white, orange and yellow balloons. Simply cut and slide the balloons over your jar replicate a candy corn. Use as drinking jars or to decorate the mantle alongside candles.

Balloon Dipped Candy Corn Jars
Balloon Dipped Candy Corn Jars

Check out these Ghostly Trees from Stay at Home Drama! A fun craft for parents and kids to do together, these eerie trees make great Halloween centerpieces or decorations to place on the porch. They’re also the perfect vehicle for other Halloween decorations, such as swinging ghosts or creeping spiders.

Ghostly Trees!
Ghostly Trees!

You probably have a jack-o-lantern or two on your doorstep already but you can bring the Halloween theme inside with these Halloween Mason Jar Luminaries. Get your kids involved cutting out faces for these glass jack-o-lanterns and use different colors of tulle to mix it up!

Halloween Mason Jar Luminaries
Halloween Mason Jar Luminaries

For more inspirational ideas, visit www.Pinterest.com/BallCanning